Budweiser changes ‘9/11 ad that only aired once’ for 20th anniversary

As the nation marks the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, the moment offers a reminder of the role a St. Louis-based company played in paying tribute to the memory of those who lost their lives that day — all through an ad that only aired once. The 60-second commercial, which appeared on YouTube… Continue reading Budweiser changes ‘9/11 ad that only aired once’ for 20th anniversary

New Bucksport residents raise rescued Clydesdales

BUCKPORT, Maine (The Elsworth American)  — Earlier this month, a Texas couple moved to Silver Lake Road with a very large 5-year-old. His name is Butch, and he is a 2,700-pound Clydesdale horse, but don’t let the size scare you. “You’ll see they are just very giant puppy dogs,” said David Doane, who takes care of… Continue reading New Bucksport residents raise rescued Clydesdales

Clydesdale Super Bowl Commercials

After a tumultuous week let's look at something that makes us feel good. With the Super Bowl just around the corner it's time to think Clydesdale horses and some of the best ads ever. Budweiser are not giving much away this year. But they will tell us this much: "As per tradition, we know that… Continue reading Clydesdale Super Bowl Commercials

And they call it puppy love . . . Budweiser’s 2014 Clydesdale Super Bowl Ad

Budweiser announced they will air a new Clydesdale commercial during this year's Super Bowl coverage. Word is it features the famous horses and a whole lot of puppy love. Do you remember last year's Budweiser Clydesdale Super Bowl commercial? http://youtu.be/tTbLBL2P6YA Okay, now you are primed and ready, here is this year's Budweiser Clydesdale Super Bowl… Continue reading And they call it puppy love . . . Budweiser’s 2014 Clydesdale Super Bowl Ad

Budweiser’s Super Bowl ad shows new foal

Budweiser foal featured in Super Bowl ad.

Okay, get your hankies out. Here is this year's Budweiser Super Bowl ad featuring the beloved Clydesdale horses. -- IN THE NEWS ST. LOUIS - Budweiser has launched its first-ever Twitter account. The iconic brand marked the occasion with another "first" involving the Budweiser Clydesdales - tweeting the first photo of a member of the… Continue reading Budweiser’s Super Bowl ad shows new foal

Horses of September 11th

Horse Soldier Sgt Bart Decker Afghanistan. Image from sgtmacsbar.com.

Horses have always played an integral part in the history of the United States. Following the terrorist attack in downtown Manhattan on September 11, 2001, horses have contributed so much, from healing those left behind on the homefront to carrying our courageous soldiers on the battlefront. Here are introductions to two stories, related racehorse trivia… Continue reading Horses of September 11th

The History of the Draft Horse

Belgian Draft Horses by PeachesRox.

A horse loves freedom, and the weariest old work horse will roll on the ground or break into a lumbering gallop when he is turned loose into the open. ~GERALD RAFERTY A Giant of Labor The History of the Draft Horse by MARILYN WITT The draft horse is extremely powerful, with strong legs and a… Continue reading The History of the Draft Horse

Clydesdales horses are on Anheuser-Busch’s Super Bowl commercial roster

The Norwalk Reflector reports: The Budweiser Clydesdales have a confirmed spot in Anheuser-Busch's lineup of Super Bowl television commercials, one year after the brewer's decision to bench the familiar horses during the big game led to a public uproar and an embarrassing corporate reversal. The horses will appear in a 60-second Budweiser commercial -- a… Continue reading Clydesdales horses are on Anheuser-Busch’s Super Bowl commercial roster